Women edged out in five-goal thriller

Cambridge’s women have lost their perfect start to the season, going down 3-2 to West Hamilton United in a tight match at Weka St.

The two teams traded goals in the first half to go into the break 2-2 with Cambridge’s goals coming from top goalscorer Rachel Hill and an own goal.

The home side found a winner in the second half to give Cambridge their first loss of the season after previous wins against Te Awamutu and Te Aroha in the Waikato Women’s B League.

Coach Andrew Taylor was pleased with his team’s performance, saying the players showed grit and had played well.

He said Sophee Rapson-Jones and captain/goalkeeper Jen Hull had given standout performances.

The women are at home next Sunday (April 29) when they play Hamilton Wanderers B, kicking off at 11am.

Fixture list

Click here for our women’s team schedule for the 2018 season

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